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      I know it's a little older now but I just wanted...

      I know it's a little older now but I just wanted to clarify my statement with the WRD.

      It is bouncy as in the "new" concrete roads that have the "wave" in them. you don't feel it with a standard...
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      Thanks. They are definitely stiffer and the...

      Thanks.

      They are definitely stiffer and the ride more bouncy than stock. It is just a trade off with lowering.

      As far as my opinion on ride with new setup. I am very comfortable with it. I...
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      Yes, they are adjustable. Just from the couple...

      Yes, they are adjustable. Just from the couple days I've driven on them, they are pretty good for the price.

      Here is a pretty extensive review here on Vortex-...
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      Here are some daytime pics. Distance shot for...

      Here are some daytime pics.

      Distance shot for comparison
      https://farm1.staticflickr.com/595/20686389696_161022eab1_c.jpg20150819_101327 by Jesse James

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      German auto parts used to sell a kit with...

      German auto parts used to sell a kit with struts/shocks and rear springs which said it lowered about 1" static. I don't know if anybody remembers this or if they can be had now. If sticking oem, you...
    6. Checklist- - Drive side mirror delete acrylic...

      Checklist-
      - Drive side mirror delete acrylic (mirror was already ripped off, just wanted something to look better then void) DONE!
      - Powerflex strut bushing (bearings and nuts) DONE!
      - RF wheel...
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      For those interested. Update- I had my AC...

      For those interested.

      Update- I had my AC charged 2 years ago (2013). They said it can be common on older cars due to worn seals. The refrigerant will slowly leak especially in states that don't...
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      Just wanted to update- Car was at shop...

      Just wanted to update-

      Car was at shop yesterday. Had to replace bearing and hub because it was so bad. Owner gave me crap for only wanting AC and bearing fixed. When they popped the hood, the...
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      yep :) same issues I was having locating...

      yep :) same issues I was having locating information. Comes so close but miss it by that much.

      Anybody with some ride differences on the tinder/help spring vs just main coil? I did notice that...
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      Even though I'm not going for a drop. Is there...

      Even though I'm not going for a drop. Is there really a difference with or without the helper spring?
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      Thanks for trying Dave. The knobs are on the top...

      Thanks for trying Dave. The knobs are on the top on that one. Ill just have to pull it. Id have to anyways to troubleshoot it.
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      Same issue here. Shop recharged with dye last...

      Same issue here. Shop recharged with dye last summer. It'll be back there monday for inspect with same issue you have. I told him what happens and got the confused dog look at first. Lol. I can...
    13. It's soooo purty.. me want to... NM it looks...

      It's soooo purty.. me want to... NM it looks super clean. Wish mine were at that level already :D
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      The 225/40 sounds like what was on there. It was...

      The 225/40 sounds like what was on there. It was a pain in finding that size without paying through the arse. They gotta be 225/45 and they are on the car because they were brand new (still had...
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      Cheers! :beer: I wish it were for mods, but...

      Cheers! :beer:

      I wish it were for mods, but can't drive it without maintenance i guess lol

      Sorry for the confusion. The RF strut bushing is blown. not the strut. The rear shocks are shot....
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      My not a build thread thread

      2002 GLS 1.8T 5psd

      Known Mods-
      OEM black headlights
      GLI tails
      GLI lip
      GLI skirts
      GLI valance
      GLI Racaro F and R seats
      GLI stereo/console bezel (cup holder delete)
    17. Thread: Sunroof swap

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      Not to take away from a good DIY but don't you...

      Not to take away from a good DIY but don't you have any local sun/moonroof installers?

      There is a local to me place that installed manual crank moonroofs for a couple hundred bucks (last time i...
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      That cat is "suppose" to last the life of the...

      That cat is "suppose" to last the life of the vehicle. We all know this isn't usually the case for one reason or another but I would not suspect a leaking flex pipe to be the sole culprit. What is...
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      Depends where you live. There is 49 state legal...

      Depends where you live. There is 49 state legal and 50 state legal.

      If you live in or plan to move to california and want to keep the car legal, you want to get the california approved one.
      ...
    20. Just did mine about a month ago. 2002 1.8T ...

      Just did mine about a month ago. 2002 1.8T

      Super easy.

      Paid about 300 for the pump from local autoparts store - needed it same day.

      My dad and I replaced it in my works parking lot with a...
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